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" Nay, their endeavour keeps in the wonted pace : but there is, sir, an aery of children, little eyases, that cry out on the top of question, and are most tyrannically clapped for 't : these are now the fashion, and so berattle the common stages— so they... "
Elizabethan drama, 1558-1642: a history of the drama in England from the ... - Page 489
by Felix Emmanuel Schelling - 1908
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Shakespeare: The Evidence: Unlocking the Mysteries of the Man and His Work

Ian Wilson - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 512 pages
...children, little eyases [baby hawks], that cry out on the top of question, and are most tyannically clapped for't. These are now the fashion, and so berattle...— so they call them — that many wearing rapiers [ie gentlemen] are afraid of goose-quills and dare scarce come thither.25 Hamlet then responds: What,...
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Shakespeare and the Editorial Tradition

Stephen Orgel, Sean Keilen - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 418 pages
...top of question; and arc most tyrannically clap't for't: these arc now the fashion, and so be,ratled the common Stages (so they call them) that many wearing Rapiers, are affraide of Goose,quils, and dare scarse come thither. HAM. What are they Children? Who maintains 'em?...
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Historicism, Psychoanalysis, and Early Modern Culture

Carla Mazzio, Douglas Trevor - History - 2000 - 417 pages
...of children, little eyases, that cry out on the top of question, and are most tyrannically clapp'd for't. These are now the fashion, and so berattle...call them — that many wearing rapiers are afraid of goose quills and dare scarce come thither" (2.2.336-42). If this passage implies that Shakespeare's...
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Historicism, Psychoanalysis, and Early Modern Culture

Carla Mazzio, Douglas Trevor - History - 2000 - 417 pages
...smaller, more expensive, and patronized by a somewhat more exclusive audience: "There is, sir, an eyrie of children, little eyases, that cry out on the top of question, and are most tyrannically clapp'd for't. These are now the fashion, and so berattle the common stages — so they call them —...
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The Annals of London: A Year-by-year Record of a Thousand Years of History

John Richardson - History - 2000 - 408 pages
...was leased to one Henry Evans, who formed a new children's company; this, complained Shakespeare, was an 'aery of children, little eyases, that cry out on the top of questions; and are most tyranically clapp'd for't; these are now the fashion, and so berattle the common...
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Showing Like a Queen: Female Authority and Literary Experiment in Spenser ...

Katherine Eggert - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 289 pages
...reign.59 But the late innovation also seems to be the boy players themselves, the "little eyases" who "cry out on the top of question, and are most tyrannically clapped for't" (2.2.337-39). Those boy players might be in the news for Shakespeare around 1600 or 1601 for several...
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Lord Byron at Harrow School: Speaking Out, Talking Back, Acting Up, Bowing Out

Paul Elledge - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 221 pages
...undertook were most beautifully portrayed. Some more fastidious critics rather thought him one of the "aery of children, little eyases, that cry out on the top of the question, and are most tyrannically clapped for't" [Hamlet 2.2}; but if I erred I need not be ashamed,...
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Hamlet

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2001 - 148 pages
...endeavor keeps in the wonted 309 pace, but there is, sir, an eyrie of children, little eyases, 310 that cry out on the top of question and are most tyrannically clapped for't. These are now the fashion, and so 312 berattle tlie common stages (so they call them) that 313 many wearing rapiers are afraid of goosequills...
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The Malcontent

John Marston - Drama - 2000 - 131 pages
...because their livelihood in 'the city' is threatened by the popularity of 'an aerie of children . . . that cry out on the top of question and are most tyrannically clapped for it'. The adult actors must tour the provinces if they are to survive. The Induction to The Malcontent...
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All's Well That Ends Well

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2001 - 282 pages
...objected to crowds). In Hamlet Shakespeare writes of "an aerie [nest] of children, little eyases [hawks], that cry out on the top of question and are most tyrannically clapped for 't. These are now the fashion and . . . berattle the common stages [attack the public theaters]."...
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